BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2422@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100508T000000Z DTEND:20100508T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong></strong><strong>Saturday at the Japanese Cinema</stron g><strong>\n</strong>Saturday May 8\, 2010 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Social Hall\ n<em>MBT Studies in Japanese Culture</em><em></em>\n<strong>Film:&nbsp\;</ strong><strong>Dear Doctor-with English Subtitles</strong>\n\nFresh out of med school\, young physician Soma (Eita) takes up a summer position at a small provincial clinic run by Ino (Shofukutei Tsurube). Also an outsider\ , mild-mannered Doctor Ino suddenly showed up at the village a few years b ack\, and earned the trust of the residents with his kindness and dedicati on. Soma himself is also soon swayed by his mentor's down-to-earth nature and selfless attitude\, but Ino's spotty medical knowledge raises red flag s. Through different encounters and cases\, it gradually becomes apparent that Ino is in fact a phony.\n\nAward-winning director Nishikawa Miwa (<em >Sway</em>) presents an uncommon character study of a con artist who is ne ither hero nor villain but fascinatingly human in the drama&nbsp\;<em>Dear Doctor</em>. Nishikawa uses the pursuit of truth and the fragile balance between lies and reality to reveal the complexities in human nature and re lationships.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Take part in the after film discussion of t his film's relevance to Japanese culture.</strong>\n<strong>NO Admission f ee.</strong>&nbsp\;Popcorn and snacks will be served. Please RSVP (312) 94 3-7801 so we'll know how many chairs to setup.\n\n SUMMARY:Saturday at the Japanese Cinema URL:/en/events/2010/05/08/saturday-at-the-japanese-cinema/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR